HOMETOWN : Montreal, Canada
THE PLANET SMASHERS formed in 1994 in Montreal, Quebec, the Smashers infectious pop infused melodies, rippin' horn licks and killer live shows, quickly established them as the city's 'Kings of Ska'.
They released their first album on The Planet Smashers founder Matt Collyer's own label, now Union Label Group, and hit the road.
Over the last ten years, The Planet Smashers have wowed live audiences throughout North America and Canada playing alongside the best in ska and rocksteady like THE TOASTERS, SLACKERS and STREETLIGHT MANIFESTO, as well as regular appearances on the WARPED TOUR. They've also toured throughout Europe and the UK.
'Unstoppable'(2005) is the sixth album from these influential rocksteady ska punks The Planet Smashers. The album is a stunning blend of 3rd wave ska, pop and rocksteady featuring the best and most mature Planet Smashers songs to date; produced by the incomparable CHRIS MURRAY (aka "Venice Shoreline Chris") and showcasing the frenetic energy and addictive songwriting that have made The Planet Smashers one of the most respected bands on the scene today.